Texas Hospital Fights To Sink Medicare Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2011, 6:11 PM EDT) -- A Texas hospital moved Monday to dismiss a whistleblower suit alleging it billed Medicare and Medicaid for up to $30 million worth of drugs it acquired for free, saying the plaintiff's accusations were pure speculation.

The Ector County Hospital District told a federal court that the False Claims Act suit, filed by a former pharmacist at the hospital, should be dismissed because it did not provide detailed accusations of fraud and lacked even a basic level of detail.

"The plaintiff fails to allege who took the...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States Of America, Relator Larry Miller v. Medical Center Hospital District et al

Case Number



Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Harry Lee Hudspeth

Date Filed

April 13, 2010

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